Who doesn’t own a smartphone nowadays? You must admit that you spent a lot of time of your day on the smart device. They have ended up being indispensable in our life. A new study shows how much importance American people give to smartphone apps.
The new review was carried out by comScore. It shows that Americans tend to spend half of their time online on smartphone apps. They may be searching for weather news, listening to music or updating their already downloaded apps. However, people seem to be addicted to their smartphones.
According to the release from comScore, smartphone apps are widely used by Americans. The devices became even more popular than computers and laptops. The recently developed technology behind smartphones is gradually advancing so that users can perform a large variety of operations on their smart devices.
Mobile phones were initially designed to facilitate communication. Smartphones take communication to a whole other level. Now you don’t only make call phones and send messages on your mobile phone, but you can do much more than that. Smartphone apps give people the opportunity to access all their social media accounts, to search for information on the internet, locate places via maps and download and install many other programs.
It seems that the internet and smartphone applications have taken over mobile phones to such an extent that the traditional communication function was left behind.
Comparing smartphones and other digital devices, such as PCs, we can easily understand why smartphones apps win this battle. As mobiles are portable devices, it is much easier for users to access information anytime, anywhere. Moreover, mobile developers and manufacturers are constantly working on improving the apps, the technology behind them, as well as the internet speed.
As you always keep your phone with you, it is almost impossible to stay away from the applications. They really come in handy, especially if there is no computer around. In addition to these, smartphone apps also update constantly, and you receive notifications from them, so they become hard to miss.
Small acts like knowing the time, the date or playing an insignificant game while waiting for the bus count as time spent on smartphone apps. They are practically part of our life. Half of it, as comScore informs us.
Smartphone apps are useful, fun and entertaining, and sometimes addictive. It has been less than ten years since companies started to produce them, and now they are flourishing.
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